A.G. was the grandson of slaves. At the time of his death, he was worth $130,000,000.
Our first Monday sports round-up of 2015 features a pause to reflect on the passing of Stuart Scott, college football Bowl game madness, and Wild Card Weekend in the NFL starring Chris Christie.
Mike Kasdan takes a hard look at the roots of the privilege we confer on star athletes, and its devastating effect on society.
September brings my annual ritual of brushing up on the basest college football knowledge for use in conversation.
Coupled with Marcus Smart’s run-in with a Texas Tech fan, Liam Day says the backlash new Alabama linebacker Rashaan Evans faced from Auburn fans indicates that some of them just need to get lives.
A Birmingham minister carried a torch while Martin Luther King was in jail. I sat in his church for seventeen years and never knew.
It’s always nice to see someone use a position of power to lend a helping hand with absolutely no hint of an ulterior motive.
Twice, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the boys’ convictions, the first time, issuing a landmark decision on the right to effective assistance of counsel, and the second time invalidating a trial that included no black jurors
Wil Elrick is 6’7″. He wrestled a bear. But he’ll surprise you with what else he likes to – and will – do.
JJ Vincent confirms some of those things we believe about the South, and asks us to forget one very important one.
Since the Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act, nothing is stopping politicians from disenfranchising poor, elderly, and student voters.
This latest ruling means the three South Carolina provisions will remain temporarily blocked until the court holds a full trial on the statute
Shawn Henfling lends some insight into the mind of the typical Mr. Fixit.
All is well in the home of the Burb Boys, except for a little “food fight”!
An examination of how patriarchy and its oppressive influence on our lives prevents men from loving truly.
Sometimes it’s the simple things that bring us to peace.
Alex Barnett asks, “How do we get to a place where it is the overwhelming rule (not the exception) that the few in the crowd who are different than the majority can feel comfortable and at ease and be accepted?”
Three types of funeral, three types of death, three types of reflection on our own mortality.
Human trafficking is a horrible crime. Rick Matz’ home state of Michigan is the 2nd worst in the country after Nevada (Las Vegas).
Cheating can be intoxicating, but it’s also soul-destroying. You can break the cycle.
Letting go of someone who meant so much to you, who changed you in a drastic way, is incredibly difficult — but possible!
What do you do when the only person in the conversation speaking up for women is a woman?
5 steps took Corey Jahnke from misery and blame to a life of joy and gratitude.
Sharing that I’m an ally isn’t being brave. Bravery is getting out of bed every day, never knowing whether you’ll face violence just because someone thinks you’re an “abomination.”
And so the coach stormed off in frustration…
John Legend announced this week he’s starting a multi-year campaign to end mass incarceration.
Some values never lose their importance they just go out of style –time to bring this one back in a big way.
What we appreciate—and need—in a potential mate changes as we get older. James Michael Sama identifies eight ways our dating outlook shifts with—shall we call it, ahem, maturity instead of age?
Put an end to shaming by doing one beautifully simple thing.
Jordan Gray dives into when you should and when you shouldn’t get back with your ex.
Business owner Doug Wagner didn’t expect to learn 3 important lessons of leadership from grieving the loss of his best friend. But that’s exactly what happened.